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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By fricker66
I purchased my ZHP used at 63k and noticed the...

I purchased my ZHP used at 63k and noticed the random rough idle and acceleration hesitation almost immediately. The PO had just had the 60k service done and had all previous paperwork from...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By fricker66
Beisan VANOS repair

After months of noticing the failure of the factory VANOS seals, I finally got around to having my mechanic friend perform the Beisan VANOS replacement. On my 2003 now with 77k, I was experiencing...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,379
Posted By fricker66
Very nice car! Looks a little like mine but with...

Very nice car! Looks a little like mine but with the full alcantara interior. The original owner of mine opted for full black leather seats. Enjoy this great machine and as others said, enjoy...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-17-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,869
Posted By fricker66
Car looks awesome. Obviously I'm a fan of the...

Car looks awesome. Obviously I'm a fan of the Imola Red. Your leather interior just adds to it. I agree with you, these cars really are a complete option. Enjoy!
Forum: The Detail Department 08-05-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By fricker66
Well, you can get the stripper smell without the...

Well, you can get the stripper smell without the normal cost and risks...
http://www.chemicalguys.com/STRIPPER_SCENT_PREMIUM_ODOR_NEUTRALIZER_p/air_069_16.htm

Leave it to Chemical Guys! :D
Forum: The Detail Department 05-31-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By fricker66
Wow. Great photos and great job done by all on...

Wow. Great photos and great job done by all on that Audi. Looks great and has to be one pleased customer!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-31-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,791
Posted By fricker66
Ok, reviving this thread in hopes of finding a...

Ok, reviving this thread in hopes of finding a new option for the BMW OEM fire extinguisher. Looks like ECS no longer stocks this item. I'm wanting one for my e46 and appreciate any help in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 51,978
Posted By fricker66
Latest purchase was a ///M dead pedal.

Latest purchase was a ///M dead pedal.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 01-24-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 163,314
Posted By fricker66
Thanks for all of the previous notes. I had to...

Thanks for all of the previous notes. I had to replace the original battery in my 330i last week. The Autozone 49-DL drops right in. I will say that 6+ years is the most I've ever gotten out of a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 30,954
Posted By fricker66
Best of luck Smolck!

Best of luck Smolck!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2010, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By fricker66
BMW OEM Pedal fitment

I've done the early search function; tried emailing getBMWparts and have come up empty on both fronts. (emails won't go thru to getBMWparts...) Anyway, my question is whether the following BMW...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-31-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,036
Posted By fricker66
Ouch. Regardless, welcome to the ownership of...

Ouch. Regardless, welcome to the ownership of the ZHP. I've been loving mine for a little over a year now. Such a great car to drive.
Forum: The Detail Department 12-06-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 678
Posted By fricker66
Always enjoy your detailing posts! Thanks.

Always enjoy your detailing posts! Thanks.
Forum: The Detail Department 12-05-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By fricker66
looks great

looks great
Forum: The Detail Department 11-27-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,550
Posted By fricker66
To most of us, yes paint swirls are inevitable...

To most of us, yes paint swirls are inevitable especially when it comes to daily drivers. There are methods and products that can and should be used to minimize the chances of inducing paint swirls...
Forum: Automotive / Photography 11-27-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,391
Posted By fricker66
Wow, those are breathtaking shots. My family is...

Wow, those are breathtaking shots. My family is contemplating a similar trip for 2010. I may be in touch via PM for any travel tips you might have from visiting these particular locations. Thanks...
Forum: The Detail Department 11-20-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By fricker66
Some great machines and great turn arounds on the...

Some great machines and great turn arounds on the details! Love following your detailed write ups. Have learned alot and applied some of your tips to my daily drivers!
Forum: The Detail Department 07-05-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 459
Posted By fricker66
Quick July 4th detail

My 330i ZHP was in need of some detailing attention so I took advantage of some spare time over the holiday weekend to get to work on it. Given I was at the inlaws I was limited to the supplies I...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-24-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,571
Posted By fricker66
Chemical Guys Jet Seal 109 so far. Although I...

Chemical Guys Jet Seal 109 so far. Although I haven't tried the ones listed above.
Forum: The Detail Department 06-15-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,632
Posted By fricker66
That should be one satisfied customer for sure! ...

That should be one satisfied customer for sure! Great job and really like the writeups you provide on your work! :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,784
Posted By fricker66
Since getting mine last fall, I've seen 4 ZHPs in...

Since getting mine last fall, I've seen 4 ZHPs in St Louis. 3 sedans and 1 coupe. Seems like a rare option for the 3 series.
Forum: The Detail Department 06-01-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 103,914
Posted By fricker66
I recently picked up some Poor Boy's World Spray...

I recently picked up some Poor Boy's World Spray and Rinse wheel cleaner to use on some of my clients poorly neglected wheels. That stuff certainly lives up to its name! At $15 for 32oz its a great...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-01-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,835
Posted By fricker66
Video plays fine on my computer. Great detailed...

Video plays fine on my computer. Great detailed post and certainly appreciate the lengths you went thru to provide us with the step by step attention to detail.

I am curious as to your...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-25-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,517
Posted By fricker66
Thought I'd add to this thread with my recent...

Thought I'd add to this thread with my recent experience on doing the first oil change on my new to me ZHP. I opted for the Rhino ramp option as I already had these on hand for oil changes on my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-25-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 784
Posted By fricker66
Great post Smolck. Yes, to all veterans we owe...

Great post Smolck. Yes, to all veterans we owe our sincere gratitude for the lives we live and enjoy. Happy Memorial Day and thanks again.
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